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31 year old Vibhor Anand, a Delhi based advocate was arrested and produced before a metropolitan magistrate court (on Friday) after the Shiv Sena’s legal  cell head Dharmendra Mishra made a written complaint to Mumbai’s Cyber Unit.

According to Dharmendra Mishra, Anand had been making false allegations by posting offensive and abusive comments on social media. The allegations made by them are that the chief minister and Cabinet minister were involved in actor Sushant Singh Rajput and Disha Salian’s death. He went on to hold the CM’s son, Aaditya Thackeray, Actor Sooraj Pancholi, (Rhea Chakraborty’s brother) Showik Chakraborty and Actor Arbaaz Khan responsible for Disha Salian’s death.

Furthermore, Dharmendra Mishra said, “In August, I came across 15 Twitter handles, including that of Anand, that were constantly abusing the CM and the Cabinet minister. The accused kept making false allegations by posting offensive and abusive comments on social media. The allegations made by them are that the chief minister and Cabinet minister were involved in actor Sushant Singh Rajput and Disha Salian’s death.”

The accused has been alleged to disturb public law and order, and to promote the feeling of enmity and hatred against the current government.

The accused’s father contended that they are being falsely implicated and there exists no evidence against his disabled son.

Dharmendra Mishra also after his complaint got a police case registered against 15 people under section 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman), 505 (2) (statements conducing to public mischief) 500 (punishment for defamation) and 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) of Indian Penal Code and section 67 (punishment for publishing or transmitting obscene material in electronic form) of Information Technology Act.